Health & Hygiene for Corporate CEO

Published January 20, 2021

Health is incredibly important for everybody on the planet. Whether it is maintaining their current health, or working towards a goal that can help them to lead a healthier lifestyle, it is a core part of our lives that we all need to take care of…..Read Article

Code of conduct: James Lafferty

Published November 02, 2020

When was the last time you checked to see if the 100-sheet claim on a box of tissues was true? Probably never. “Who does that? You’d have to pull out the pieces one by one,” James Michael Lafferty exclaims. Perhaps we should start counting tissues, because according to James, it’s common practice in the industry to short-change consumers…..Read Article

James Michael Lafferty: Redefining the Future of Healthcare with Technologically Advanced Solutions

Published October 13, 2020

James Michael Lafferty became the CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding in 2018. He joined the company as a board member and fell in love with the brand and the Fine family. He was ecstatic about the opportunity to join the group, and so far, it has been an amazing experience….Read Article

FHH Launches Female Leadership Programmes

Published September 19, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading wellness groups and the MENA region’s leading manufacturer of hygienic products, is dedicated to promoting both gender equality and women empowerment in the workplace…Read Article

A Fine Leader: James Michael Lafferty

Published September 14, 2020

This is an interesting story. In my early days, I worked as a youth track and field coach in Cincinnati. One of my clients at the time introduced me to the world of brand management and after a lot of hard work, I was hired by Procter and Gamble (P&G) and joined their Brand Management Programme. I gained a wealth of experience in the US market and then the international markets, and rose within the ranks to the position of CEO….Read Article

James Michael Lafferty : Code of Conduct

Published September 2020

James Michael Lafferty believes there is only one way to do things: THE RIGHT WAY. As CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding, he leads in a way that follows the highest ethical standards…Read Article

Be Kind in Your Approach, Business Leaders Say

Published June 3, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has created several challenges that are putting pressure on organisations and their employees, and these can take a serious toll on physical and mental health, which is why leaders and top management need to be kind in their approach and decision making, said James Michael Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding…Read Article

LISTEN: The CEO Of Fine Products Is The Woke Entrepreneur That The World Needs Right Now

Published June 20, 2020

On this week’s episode of Dubai Works, a business podcast for Smashi TV, we were joined by the brilliant James Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding. Being one of the most unique and diversified CEO’s in the world today, James Lafferty is not only a successful and ethical CEO, but he is also an Olympic Coach, an award-winning journalist, a college professor, a competitive athlete, a philanthropist, husband and father of 5…Read Article

James Michael Lafferty: Leading In Crisis-Driven Innovation

Published June 08, 2020

James Michael Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding, was planning ahead when he launched the Fine Guard face mask before March. What made you take the decision to launch this product and how did you get it to the market so soon? We had been discussing business with the Swiss company, Livinguard, for the last two years on a range of products, from tissues to masks….Read Article

This Innovative Face Mask has Unique Protective Qualities

Published April 05, 2020

In a world where the need to build your personal hygiene arsenal is increasingly important, most of us feel underprepared and overwhelmed and it is sometimes difficult to separate fact from fiction. When it comes to face masks, this confusion is further worsened by the tsunami of contradicting information, beamed right to the palm of our hands every day…Read Article

Fine Hygienic Holding growing rapidly, looks at new markets in the Middle East

Published September 16, 2019

Middle East Health speaks to James Michael Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding about the company and its focus on wellness.

James Michael Lafferty: Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) is MENA’s market leader in consumer paper. This constitutes tissue paper, toilet paper, and kitchen towels, as well as baby and adult diapers. We are celebrating our 62nd year, and we are dual-HQ in both Amman, Jordan, where we were first founded, and Dubai, UAE…Read Article

Fine Hygienic Holding: Breaking the glass ceiling

Published September 10, 2019

CEO James Michael Lafferty demonstrates progressive leadership at Fine Hygienic Holding

When James Michael Lafferty, a US-based fitness coach at the time, penned a nasty letter to a corporation for rejecting his job application in 1984, little did he know that it would catapult him into an inspiring global journey of different cultures that are often wrongly portrayed by the media…. Read Article

James Michael Lafferty


James Michael Lafferty (born June 1963) is an American businessman, speaker, consultant, psychologist, and social media influencer. He is known for his story of starting as a fitness trainer in the Procter and Gamble Company in 1984 and progressing through marketing to become CEO for P&G, Coca-Cola, and British American Tobacco… Read Article

A Pulpit to Create Change: James Michael Lafferty

Published March 21, 2019

With a passion for life and a dynamic approach to management, inspiring CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding James Michael Lafferty confronts challenges with a glass-half-full philosophy…. Read Article >

James Michael Lafferty—Conquering Professions with Persistence

Published January 10, 2019

Being the master of all you ever wanted is a skill that is rare to have. James Michael Lafferty is the guy who possessed just the right attributes that allowed him to rise to the pinnacle of success at a very young age… Read Article >

Meet The Man Who Mastered Excellence!

Published January 8, 2019

A famous saying goes, “When there is a will, there is a way”. For anyone to reach the pinnacle of success, it becomes of utmost importance to continue moving forward with sheer perseverance… Read Article >

A Great Source of Inspiration

Published January 8, 2019

James Michael Lafferty is an American businessman, philanthropist, and athletics coach, who became renowned for his “rags to riches” story of starting as a fitness trainer in the Procter and Gamble Company in 1984 and progressing through marketing to become a CEO for P&G across multiple markets. He is currently the CEO at Fine Hygiene Holding…. Read Article >

The Pinnacle of Success

Published January 7, 2019

The desire to succeed and the sheer will to showcase your true potential is when you achieve the greater things in life…Read Article >

Surpassing Milestones One after the Other

Published January 7, 2019

The world is filled with top entrepreneurs, leaders, and influencers, yet each one of them brings something fairly unique to the table, something that sets them apart from the bunch. In the case of James Michael Lafferty, it was a plethora of attributes that set the man apart! … Read Article >

Highly Effective CEOs in the World Today

Published January 4, 2019

Every business graduate wishes to become a CEO of a company one day… Read Article >

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, recently completed a comprehensive repair and renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan… Read Article >

Fine Hygienic Holding, the paper company based in Amman, in which Standard Chartered Private Equity has a stake, plans to launch an initial public offering in the next few years as it expands in the Middle East and North Africa… Read Article >


Mr. James Michael Lafferty has been the chief executive officer of FINE Hygienic Holding. He started his career with Procter & Gamble (P&G) in 1985… Read Article >


Published May 31, 2018

2018 marks FHH’s 60th year of business, and it also marks the beginning of James Michael Lafferty’s appointment as company CEO. A board member since 2015, Lafferty’s route to this position has actually been one of unlikely twists and turns… Read Article >


April 15, 2018

Serving as an inspiration not just for women, but for all employees, Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH)’s CEO James Michael Lafferty was a keynote speaker at the Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky®success and leadership summit for women in Dubai this week… Read Article >


March 29, 2018

Fine Hygienic Holding has appointed globally experienced exec James Michael Lafferty as its new CEO, Lafferty takes up his new duties on 1 April and is a former executive with Procter & Gamble, with whom he traveled the globe from the US to Poland the the Philippines… Read Article >

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has appointed James Michael Lafferty as the company’s new chief executive officer… Read Article >

FINE Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has appointed James Michael Lafferty as the company’s new chief executive officer… Read Article >

FINE Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has appointed James Michael Lafferty as the company’s new chief executive officer… Read Article >


Published April 6, 2016

There are three kinds of people in the world, reckons James Lafferty, recently retired president and general manager of Procter & Gamble Philippines… Read Article >


Published March 29, 2016

What do you get when you cross tobacco with healthy living? In the Philippines, you get power couple Jim and Carol. Meet Jim Lafferty from Ohio, a fitness coach who sits on the board of the Medical Wellness Association, a physiologist by training… Read Article >


Published March 21, 2012

Expatriates in this country swear their love for the Philippines not just because they run a good business, but also because Filipinos have made their stay meaningful and enjoyable… Read Article >


Published August 3, 2009

Using the digital media for rebranding products is still “a matter of faith,” with no hard and fast rules, even for those who pioneered digital marketing in the country, like outgoing President and General Manager of consumer products giant, Procter and Gamble Philippines James Lafferty… Read Article >


Published November 2008

Procter & Gamble president James Lafferty proves that the hardest job in the world is not running a business but managing a home. No business should ever come first to raising one’s own family… Read Article >


Published January 5, 2007

So it was with some delight that I read a piece on Procter & Gamble’s Manila office wherein foot massages are a part of office protocol. Apparently, the new P & G Philippines President, Mr. James “Jim” M. Lafferty, has implemented a new policy which might just revolutionize the concept of worker benefits….. Read Article >


Published January 9, 2007

It is, of course, nothing but usual for a multinational firm as huge as US-based global consumer giant Procter and Gamble (P&G) Philippines to conduct countless meetings in its corporate offices in Makati City. But never in the company’s long history in the Philippines had employees seen such a surge in the number of meetings than after its newest president, James “Jim” M. Lafferty, took over P&G Philippines last September….. Read Article >